Takeshi Sakurai, MD, PhD

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Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer in Pathology and Cell Biology

Languages

  • Japanese

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Nagoya University School of Medicine (Japan)
  • PhD, Nagoya University School of Medicine (Japan)

Research

Selected Publications

Takaaki Kuwajima, Yutaka Yoshida, Noriko Takegahara, Timothy J. Petros, Atsushi Kumanogoh, Thomas M. Jessell, Takeshi Sakurai, and Carol A. Mason. Optic chiasm presentation of Semaphorin6D in context with Plexin-A1 and Nr-CAM promotes retinal axon crossing. Neuron, 74, 676-690, 2012

Ozlem Bozdagi*, Takeshi Sakurai*, Nathan Dorr, Marion Pilorge, Nagahide Takahashi, and Joseph D. Buxbaum (*equal contribution). Haploinsufficiency of Cyfip1 produces a fragile X-like phenotype in mice. PLoS One, 7, e42422, 2012

Takeshi Sakurai. The role of NrCAM in neural development and disorders -beyond a simple glue in the brain- Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, 49, 351-363, 2012

Nagahide Takahashi and Takeshi Sakurai Roles of glial cells in schizophrenia: possible targets for therapeutic approaches. Neurobiology of Disease, 53, 49-60, 2013

Shuhei Ueda, Minae Niwa, Hiroyuki Hioki, Jaerin Sohn, Takeshi Kaneko, Akira Sawa, and Takeshi Sakurai. Sequence of molecular events during maturation of developing mouse prefrontal cortex. Molecular Neuropsychiatry, 1, 94-104, 2015

Takeshi Sakurai, Nao J. Gamo, Takatoshi Hikida, Sun-Hong Kim, Toshiya Murai, Toshifumi Tomoda, and Akira Sawa. Converging models of schizophrenia - Network alterations of prefrontal cortex underlying cognitive impairments- Progress in Neurobiology, 134, 178-201, 2015

Takeshi Sakurai The roles of cell adhesion molecules in brain wiring and neuropsychiatric disorders. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, in press

Nao J. Gamo, Michelle R. Birknow, Danielle Sullivan, Mari A. Kondo, Yasue Horiuchi, Takeshi Sakurai, Barbara S. Slusher, and Akira Sawa. Valley of death: A proposal to build a "translational bridge" for the next generation. Neuroscience Research, in press